Ricardo Bofill, a Spanish architect who found an abandoned cement factory and transformed into a spectacular and unique home. This incredible cement factory, now stands as a multi-purpose facility with an office, residence and exhibition space. The factory is located in Barcelona.
About WWI-era cement factory
In 1973, Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill purchased an abandoned WWI-era cement factory near Barcelona which was partially ruined.
Renovation works in Cement factory
Ricardo Bofill began renovation works of the cement factory into an architectural offices, exhibition space, an apartment for him, as well as guest rooms and gardens. His renovation lasted nearly for two years.
Cement factory conversion
The building has a unique design and architectural elements and a lofty interior full of style. Ricardo Bofill began demolishing certain structures and created indoor area of the property into an office space. And, the exterior of the property was mostly covered with vegetation.
About Ricardo Bofill
Ricardo Bofill was born on 5 December in 1939. He is a Spanish architect, who, since 1963, continues to lead the international architectural and urban design practice Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura. Ricardo Bofill was born into a family of builders in Barcelona.
(All photos taken from http://www.ricardobofill.com/)